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    Posted: 18 Nov 2019 at 2:55pm
Anybody remember the old "Most Interesting Man in the World" commercials from Dos Equis beer? These are one of the few commercials I actually looked forward to. Until they "retired" him for some young guy to appeal to the millennials. His retirement is shown at the end of the video (at 7:06, below).

These commercials wouldn't make it with today's "toxic masculinity" fad... especially the one mention of "he wouldn't be afraid to show his feminine side... if he had one".

Here is a (very abridged) compilation (a LOT more are available on YouTube):



On a related note:
  • Even though Dos Equis is a technically a Mexican beer, it is actually made German-style, because the brewer was German (hence the clean smoothness of it*).
  • The two "X"s on the label (and the name, "Dos Equis"), refers to the fact that it was first brewed in 1897, and celebrated the approaching twentieth century.
*Yes, I am biased, I admit it. I don't always drink beer (although I usually prefer beer). But when I do, I strongly prefer Dos Equis (at least, the lager beer [just like TMIMITW], as opposed to the amber version). But people find me boring.



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Originally posted by Dunestrider Dunestrider wrote:

Anybody remember the old "Most Interesting Man in the World" commercials from Dos Equis beer? These are one of the few commercials I actually looked forward to. Until they "retired" him for some young guy to appeal to the millennials. His retirement is shown at the end of the video (at 7:06, below).

These commercials wouldn't make it with today's "toxic masculinity" fad... especially the one mention of "he wouldn't be afraid to show his feminine side... if he had one".

Here is a (very abridged) compilation (a LOT more are available on YouTube):

On a related note:
  • Even though Dos Equis is a technically a Mexican beer, it is actually made German-style, because the brewer was German (hence the clean smoothness of it*).
  • The two "X"s on the label (and the name, "Dos Equis"), refers to the fact that it was first brewed in 1897, and celebrated the approaching twentieth century.
*Yes, I am biased, I admit it. I don't always drink beer (although I usually prefer beer). But when I do, I strongly prefer Dos Equis (at least, the lager beer [just like TMIMITW], as opposed to the amber version). But people find me boring.
There have long been Aleman (Germans) in Latin America. I prefer dark beer. Dos Equis "Holiday" beer is very dark like Negra Modelo.



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